To Catch a Smuggler

Monday 9:00 PM on National Geographic Premiered Oct 29, 2012 Between Seasons


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Episode Guide


  • Season 1
    • Search and Seize
      Episode 6
      When an 18-year-old trying to smuggle cocaine in the lining of his suitcase is selected for a random baggage search, CBP officers find the narcotic seeping through cracks in his suitcase. Now they work to get him to cooperate and start naming names.
    • Hidden Heroin
      Episode 5
      CBP's target team discovers a package containing engine pistons. When the weights of each piston begin to differ drastically, the officers decide to drill for drugs, leading them to a heroin trafficker in D.C. Later, a very nervous traveler arrives on a flight from Nigeria. As Officer Finn probes, the man seems to be stumbling over his story.moreless
    • 0.0
      At John F. Kennedy International Airport, officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and special agents with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) confront major challenges: a man carrying four kilos of cocaine who refuses to divulge the recipient of the package; two "hot flights" carrying concealed contraband as cargo; a passenger who falsely claims his parents were kidnapped in Pakistan; and a young man whose story shrouds a secret that the team struggles to understand.moreless
    • 0.0
      Fraudulent visas. Narcotics mules. Stolen art. Human trafficking. Illegal citrus. Its all part of a days work at JFK Airport. Explorer brings you an inside look at the operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers and Homeland Security Investigations special agents at the busiest international airport in the USA.
    • Coke in the Coat
      Episode 2
      After CBP officers go through the bags, they discover cocaine in the lining of the coats. In the mail room, Officer Boris identifies a package containing a photo album and half a pound of heroin worth around $13,000. When flights arrive from Pakistan, Egypt and Kuwait simultaneously, a radiation detector starts going off and the team must identify the source without causing panic among the passengers.moreless
    • Cavity Courier
      Episode 1
      When customs officers confront two suspected smugglers arriving from Guyana they must use their skills to uncover cocaine in what turns out to be two very different places.